madurai to chennai Trains Route Details

Number of Trains from madurai to chennai 22 Trains
Distance from madurai to chennai By Train: 472 Km
Fastest Train from madurai to chennai : VAIGAI EXP(12635)
Slowest Train from madurai to chennai : NAGERCOIL EXP(12689)

Madurai Jn to Chennai Egmore Trains Schedule

  • nagarcoil chennai express (12690) Madurai Jn - Chennai Egmore Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 00:30
    11:40
    11:10
  • tirukkural express (12641) Madurai Jn - Chennai Egmore Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 00:30
    08:50
    08:20
  • sampark kranti (12651) Madurai Jn - Chennai Egmore Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 00:30
    08:50
    08:20
  • vaigai express (12636) Madurai Jn - Chennai Egmore Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 07:00
    14:35
    07:35
  • tuticorin chennai egmore link express (16130) Madurai Jn - Chennai Egmore Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 11:20
    20:30
    09:10
  • guruvayur chennai express (16128) Madurai Jn - Chennai Egmore Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 11:20
    20:30
    09:10
  • kanyakumari howrah express (12666) Madurai Jn - Chennai Egmore Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 12:50
    22:05
    09:15
  • pandian express (12638) Madurai Jn - Chennai Egmore Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 20:35
    04:55
    08:20
  • chennai express (22624) Madurai Jn - Chennai Egmore Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 21:15
    07:20
    10:05
  • chennai express (12668) Madurai Jn - Chennai Egmore Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 21:15
    05:30
    08:15
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Madurai Jn to Chennai Egmore Train Tickets

Between Madurai and the capital of Tamil Nadu, 19 trains are operated by Indian Railways. The journey includes travel through the cities of Dindigul, Katpadi, Tiruchirapalli, Tiruppattur, Arakkonam, Karur, Erode, Salem and more. A clear sky can be expected in Chennai, where people experience a temperature of 28°C during the day which can drop to 26°C at night. Chennai’s Marina beach is the second largest beach in the world.

The slowest of all the trains on this route is NCJ Chennai EXP, taking 11 hours and 55 mins to cover 698 kms. It takes an alternate route passing through the state of Karnataka. The fastest of all the trains on this route is Vaigai EXP, taking 07 hours and 35 mins to cover 497 kms. It is available throughout the week. It departs from Madurai Jn at 07:00 and reaches Chennai Egmore at 14:35 on the same day.

To avoid local travel hassle one may chose MAS Duronto EXP, as it is the only train that runs between Madurai and Chennai without taking any halts. It is found that most trains pass through the major stations Dindigul Jn, Tiruchchirapali and Villuparam Jn.Some trains like Tirukkural EXP, Sampark Kranti, Vaigai EXP, TN MS Link EXP, GUV Chennai EXP and more run directly between Madurai Jn and Chennai Egmore.

You can opt for the earliest train, NCJ Chennai EXP that leaves Madurai Jn at 00:30 or catch the last train, Anantapuri EXP departing Madurai Jn at 23:05. Considering the travel time, boarding Nellai Express would be convenient as it reaches Chennai Egmore at 06:55.

When in Chennai, your itinerary should definitely include visiting Marina Beach, Besant Nagar Beach (Edward Elliot's Beach), M A Chidambaram Stadium and Thiruvanmiyur Beach.